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Refuge Notebook: Tracking time in the New and Old Worlds

...indigenous cultures.To make my case, I've drawn some information from a 2006 article coauthored by retired refuge ecologist Ed Berg and colleagues. Entitled "Holocene development of boreal forests and fire regimes on the Kenai Lowlands of Alaska...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-10/refuge-notebook-tracking-time-in
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Fire footprint - ghosts of fires past

...spruce, not beetle-killed white spruce. The fire footprint was better defined by the "ghosts of fires past". Dr. Ed Berg and Andy DeVolder, both previously on our staff, used carbon-14 dating of charcoal and tree-ring dating of fire-scarred...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-06-12-0
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Marketing 'Kenai' in the science world

...an aside, Sphagnum bergianum was also collected for the first time at Headquarters Lake and was so named to honor Dr. Ed Berg, the long-time Refuge ecologist who retired two years ago. We have our very own species of birch tree, Betula kenaica...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-09-12/marketing-kenai-int-he-science-w
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Refuge Notebook: Bison in our back yard?

...Kenai Peninsula 60,000 years ago because the glaciers scoured away any pollen that could have been examined. However, Ed Berg, a retired Refuge ecologist, and Scott Anderson from Northern Arizona University, have examined pollen in peat cores...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-12-06/refuge-notebook-bison-in-our-bac
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Nunataks and Noah's Ark

...alaskana), arctic pennycress (Thlaspi arcticum), and dunhead sedge (Carex phaeocephala). In 2007, refuge biologists Ed Berg, Matt Bowser and I visited three nunataks in the Harding Icefield to survey vegetation, arthropods, and soil. These...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031111/out_798126769.shtml
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Peninsula changing, getting drier, warmer, biologist says

...presented data compiled from a variety of sources and studies, most of which was collected by now-retired refuge ecologist Ed Berg. Berg's data showed the area has been warmer and drier in the last four decades. "We've lost over two inches a year...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-11-19/peninsula-changing-getting-drier-war
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Refuge Notebook: Reed canary grass is marching forward on Peninsula

...unwelcome immigrants in check, if we are each a bit more conscious about what we plant and what we import into Alaska. Ed Berg has been the ecologist at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge since 1993. * n n Previous Refuge Notebook articles can be...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/070210/out_617217583.shtml
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Refuge Notebook: Birch protected from hares, sauna bathers, but not moose

...and many of these biologically active compounds probably have as yet unknown human applications of some form or another. Ed Berg has been the ecologist at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge since 1993. Ed will be teaching his weekly 1-credit "Geology...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072310/out_681679197.shtml
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Common weed plantain a wonderful healing herb

...plantain stories on the Internet, and a Google search on "plantain salve" will bring up recipes for home preparation. Ed Berg has been the ecologist at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge since 1993. Ed will be teaching his weekly 1-credit "Geology...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/073010/out_688557480.shtml
Outdoors
Did mammoths roam the Kenai?

...mammoths, it apparently did not last long. Additional data from other Kenai Peninsula lake and bog cores collected by Ed Berg and analyzed by Scott Anderson from Northern Arizona University suggest that by about 14,000 to 13,000 years ago the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/040309/out_284225827.shtml

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